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Unearthed Arcana 2020: Feats Breakdown

Oh hey, there’s a new UA document, this time with sixteen new feats. Relative to 5e, that’s a lot of feats! It’s been awhile since we last had a collection of feats in UA, and a few of these did ...
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Unearthed Arcana 2020: Subclasses Revisited Breakdown

I don’t know how to tell you all this, but we live in a fallen world… the bad timeline… a land of ill omen: the Onomancy wizard didn’t make it to further UA development following surveys. I know you all ...
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UA 2020: Psionic Options Revisited Breakdown

The WotC team plunges in again on psionics design, in the new UA release. Unlike a lot of UA documents, this one spends about a page discussing the winding path of psionic/mystic development in UA to date, including the official ...
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Unearthed Arcana 2020: Spells and Magic Tattoos

A new UA drops while I’m furiously writing my Wildemount review? I picked the wrong day to quit taking horse tranquilizers, y’all. This document holds 11 new spells and 11 new magic tattoos. Let’s hit it.
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UA 2020: Subclasses, Part Three Breakdown

It’s been a couple of weeks since the chaos of Subclasses, Part Two: Revenge of the Bride of the Electric Boogaloo, so yesterday WotC dropped three more playtest subclasses. We have the Armorer artificer, the Circle of Stars druid, and ...
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UA 2020: Subclasses, Part 2 Breakdown

Tonight, at the Pit, Everyone. Gets… A New. Subclass. In the second part of the deviously-named “Subclasses” series of UA drops, we get a bardic college, a cleric domain, and a sorcerous origin. For those of you keeping score at ...
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UA 2020: Subclasses, Part 1 Breakdown

New year, new Unearthed Arcana – this time bringing us four new subclasses. We have the barbarian Path of the Beast, the monk Way of Mercy, the paladin Oath of the Watchers, and the warlock Noble Genie Patron. I am ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Psionics, Round Four

That’s not the proper name for this UA release, which would be either Fighter, Rogue, and Wizard or PsychicSoulPsionics, but as those are both unhelpful names, you get Psionics, Round Four. This is a new, very 5e take: what if ...
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UA: Class Feature Variants Breakdown, Part One

I don’t want to alarm you, but this week’s UA is absolutely huge in both its actual volume (13 pages) and its impact (it touches every class in the Player’s Handbook to one degree or another). The article title suggests ...
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UA: Fighter, Ranger, and Rogue Breakdown

UA on a two-week cycle, you say? Don’t mind if I do. This time out, we complete a cycle through all of the Player’s Handbook classes with the fighter, ranger, and rogue. Let’s see where this takes us…